February 13, 2019
STEP-G (consolidated subsidiary of Sankyo Tateyama, Inc) got the order of components for the battery frame of electric vehicles from Volkswagen group which is the largest European car manufacturer.
The components will be used for the MEB* – modular system for manufacturing electric vehicles – which is currently being developed by Volkswagen. The order includes extrusion, further processing and surface treatment. STEP-G offers Volkswagen the finished part. The components will be manufactured with the fully automated production line and the total around 100,000 tons will leave the STEP-G plant in Bonn.
STEP-G recommended itself as a global partner with many years of experience in safety-relevant components. Now STEP-G expands its focus also on electric-vehicle components as a multinational manufacturer.
* MEB – (German: Modularer Elektrobaukasten) Modular platform for electric vehicle for next generation electric vehicle which announced and developed Volkswagen group in 2018. By spreading batteries over the floor of vehicle, it realizes long cruising and flat floor.
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